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The BBC exposes a new age healing scam

Last night, the BBC Newsnight programme broadcasted a segment on Theta healing – a new age technique supposedly meant to cure cancer and AIDS.

While the scam itself is nothing new, the segment is worth watching. At one point, Vianna Stibal, the founder, makes the claim that amputees can grow their limbs back.